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LIBOR: A GLOBAL OUTLOOK

LIBOR, the much-criticized London Inter-bank Offered Rate, is finally being replaced by different interbank overnight lending rate (IBOR) benchmarks. In this blog post, we examine the global timelines for its replacement and highlight six areas of your business which could be affected.
  • John Ingold
  • 25 April 2019
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US CRYPTOASSET REGULATION: CONSUMER PROTECTIONS AND CURSORY GUIDANCE

2018 saw a rapid growth of interest within both traditional financial institutions and newer fintech firms for the custody and management of cryptocurrency assets. United States regulators have generally taken a non-interventionist, laissez faire approach; likely to avoid the perception of stifling a nascent industry and preserve the ability to compete with less restrictive international regulatory regimes. However, until the SEC releases more detailed rulings for qualified crypto custody agents, firms are still holding their breath. 
  • Tyler Salathe
  • 26 April 2019
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Practical AI: How financial services can reap the benefits

Capco Digital Labs presents Practical AI, a series of thought leadership that focuses on providing insights and guidance on best practices for implementing, navigating and thriving in artificial intelligence (AI) for financial services.
  • Len Langsdorf
  • 18 April 2019
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TENDANCES ET ENJEUX DU MARCHE DE L’ART : ALLONS-NOUS VERS UNE POLARISATION ?

Le marché de l’art a profondément évolué ces dernières années. Nous vous proposons de découvrir ici une synthèse des propos échangés entre les différents experts durant la table ronde que nous avons organisée récemment à Paris. 
  • Ken ROSA-ARSENE
  • 18 April 2019
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SEC’S REGULATION BEST INTEREST – A CAPCO INTERPRETATION

Wealth managers may feel a case of déjà vu when first reviewing the Security and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) proposed Regulation Best Interest. Similar to the Department of Labor’s (DOL) revised Fiduciary Standard for retirement accounts, or ‘The DOL Fiduciary Rule’ as it became known a few years ago, the new legislation speaks a familiar language. The SEC wants to ensure wealth management institutions put the interest of the client first and, thus, seeks to put in place an enhanced suitability standard, known as the ‘Best Interest’ standard.
  • David Vasecka
  • 17 April 2019
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TAKEAWAYS FROM ICBA LIVE 2019

What’s the state of community banking? What’s our future? How will automation affect me? Is my bank devoting too much attention to compliance risks – or not enough? Those are a few questions that bankers from institutions of all shapes and sizes were seeking to gain insight on at the conference this year.  ICBA provides excellent opportunities for networking and learning with several very informative sessions on the docket. 

  • Gene Collett
  • 17 April 2019
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CSDR - SETTLEMENT DISCIPLINE: IS IT MORE THAN JUST BUY INS AND PENALTIES?

In July 2014, the European Parliament and Council issued Regulation (EU) No 909/2014 (CSDR) with the aim to harmonize and improve efficiency of securities settlement across EU markets. In this paper, we discuss the direct and indirect impact of settlement discipline and how firms can use data effectively to tackle these challenges. 
  • Agnieszka Pokorska
  • 15 April 2019
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CYBER RESILIENCY: LEADING THE WAY THROUGH ADVANCED PREPARATION

With an increase in connected devices, online services, and the vast amounts of data created, stored and transferred via internet-connected systems, cybersecurity is more relevant now than ever before. This article discusses several proven ways that financial institutions can increase their overall resiliency against the genuine threat of cyber-attacks, through better detection, prevention and management techniques.
  • Reuben Piryatinsky
  • 12 April 2019
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THREE WAYS COMPUTER VISION IS CHANGING P&C INSURANCE

Computer vision, a field of artificial intelligence (AI), has developed rapidly over the last ten years, with the end goal of a computer learning to see as a human would. The application of computer vision has the potential to transform the property and casualty insurance (P&C) industry, by helping individuals and insurance companies throughout virtually all the stages of the underwriting and claims life cycles.

  • Elizabeth Cahan
  • 10 April 2019
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REGULATORY INTELLIGENCE BRIEFING 2019 - ISSUE #3

In this month’s Regulatory Intelligence Briefing (RIB), Capco Center of Regulatory Intelligence (CRI) provides thought leadership and actionable intelligence into two of the most topical and pertinent issues facing the financial services industry in risk and compliance. 
  • Center of Regulatory Intelligence
  • 10 April 2019